Stripe Checkout gets China's most popular payment method Alipay
SAN FRANCISCO | US payments firm Stripe partners with Alibaba’s payments service Alipay and adds this popular Chinese payment method to its Stripe Checkout (merchant can sign up for beta). The partnership enables Stripe's merchants to tap into the booming Chinese ecommerce market with 1.3 billion people. At the same time it paves the way for Alibaba to expand its Alipay payment service to the West. Alipay is China’s most popular online payment method, used for over half of Chinese internet transactions.